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Ruby Hill lead (Never Thought Mine; Old 'Farm' shaft; Ruby Hill Mine), Arrawatta Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 22' 10'' South , 151° 16' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.36972,151.27778
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate

Map sheets: SH 56-5, 9139-II & III.
Coordinates: 332840mE, 6749810mN.
Located in the parish of Pindari.

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3 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Capitanian - Kungurian
259.9 - 279.3 Ma

ID: 719822
Emmaville Volcanics

Age: Permian (259.9 - 279.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Emmaville Volcanics

Description: Felsic volcanics and volcaniclastics: ignimbritic rhyolites and rhyodacites; rhyodacitic lavas, minor dacite, andesite; porphyritic dacite lava, dacitic ash flow, rhyolitic ash flow; minor interbedded sediments; basal conglomerate, sandstone, lutite.

Comments: igneous felsic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic volcanic

Reference: Raymond, O.L., Liu, S., Gallagher, R., Zhang, W., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2012 edition. Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia). [5]

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AR 1917.
NSW Geological Survey Report GS1943/040.
NSW Geological Survey Report GS1973/367.

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